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A familiar face for financial assistance

For years, she recruited students. Now she’s helping them with their finances.

Lynn Stichnote, Missouri S&T’s former director of admissions, became director of student financial assistance on Sept. 16. Stichnote replaced Bob Whites, who retired after 29 years on the job. Stichnote joined the Missouri S&T staff in 1989. “As a first-generation college student, I always wanted the opportunity to ensure that more students could afford a college degree,” she says.

Baker award for Stephen Raper

The American Society for Engineering Education has recognized Stephen A. Raper, EMgt’85, MS EMgt’87, PhD EMgt’89, for his service to engineering management by presenting him with the Merl Baker Award. Raper, an associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, received the award during ASEE’s annual meeting held in June in Pittsburgh. The award is named for the former Missouri S&T dean and chancellor who presided over a previous name change, from MSM to UMR in 1964.

Accolades for ME’s Ming Leu

Ming Leu, the Keith and Pat Bailey Missouri Distinguished Professor of Integrated Product Manufacturing, was named the newest fellow of the International Academy of Production Engineering during the academy’s general assembly, held in August in Manchester, England. In June, he received the Hideo Hanafusa Outstanding Investigator Award in Flexible Automation during the 2008 International Symposium on Flexible Automation in Atlanta.

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